Truro & Roseland local news

138 watched Truro City on Saturday – including wives and girlfriends

17th September 2018 By Peter Tremayne The woes of Truro City football club hit a new low this weekend when only 138 people bothered to watch their home tie...

EXCLUSIVE: Government has still not agreed to match-fund Truro Stadium, even though work started last month

6th September 2018 By Graham Smith The government has still not signed off on the Stadium for Cornwall business plan, and has not yet contributed £3 million towards the...

Council’s central area planners face a busy day

3rd September 2018 By Richard Whitehouse Developers wanting to build new homes and an extension will all find out whether they will be granted planning permission today (Monday.) Cornwall...

Only 159 watched Truro City last night. The Stadium for Cornwall will have capacity for 10,000

15th August 2018 By Peter Tremayne Only 159 people bothered to watch Truro City’s “home” match 1-2 defeat against Chippenham Town last night.  The match was played at Torquay...

Welcome to Torquay, as 362 fans watch Truro City lose their first home match of the season

6th August 2018 By Peter Tremayne Only 362 people watched Truro City’s first football match of the season on Saturday, at their new, temporary home ground of Plainmoor, Torquay....

Cormac gets the gig to start work on the Stadium for Cornwall – next week

3rd August 2018 By Julia Penhaligon Cornwall Council’s wholly-owned arm’s-length company, Cormac, has been appointed to start work on the Truro stadium. Groundwork in readiness for the construction project...

Labour promises Cornwall £350 million to cover “missing” EU cash

2nd August 2018 By Graham Smith Shadow chancellor John McDonnell has pledged that a Labour government would guarantee the level of structural funding Cornwall currently enjoys from the European...

Hall for Cornwall finds a new home for instruments and equipment, as the demolition squad prepares to move in

25th July 2018 By Rashleigh MacFarlane The Hall for Cornwall, now closed for refurbishment, has loaned much of its equipment to local organisations until it is able to re-open....

EXCLUSIVE: this is what happens next with the Truro Stadium, and why the footballers won’t be coming back to Cornwall before the start of NEXT YEAR’S season

23rd July 2018 By Peter Tremayne Today’s news that Truro City will be playing its home football matches in Torquay next year clears the way for the long-debated £14.3...

Breakthrough on Truro Stadium project – but local footballers have to spend at least a year in Torquay

23rd July 2018 By Graham Smith The construction of a new sports stadium in Truro has taken a step forward, following delivery of the business plan to civil servants...

North Cornwall Liberal Democrats look to the future

23rd July 2018 By Rashleigh MacFarlane North Cornwall’s Liberal Democrats are about to start the process of selecting a Parliamentary candidate, in anticipation of a general election. Former Lib...

Stadium for Cornwall appoints project manager

17th July 2018 By Anne North The Stadium for Cornwall has appointed a project manager. Tim Wood is a Chartered civil engineer with more than 30 years industry experience...

Cornwall Council votes 49-46 for the multi-million pound land deal which will lead to Truro New Town

10th July 2018 By Graham Smith Cornwall Council has voted 49-46, with two abstentions, to go ahead with the controversial land deal necessary to create “Truro New Town” at...

Cornish pasty baker closes with loss of 109 jobs – and the finger of suspicion points to Brexit

10th July 2018 By Julia Penhaligon Cornish pasty-makers Crantock Bakery has gone into administration with the loss of 109 jobs. Staff were told yesterday (Monday.)  Bosses said the higher...

Bark and ride comes to Truro

4th July 2018 By Peter Tremayne Dogs are now allowed on Truro’s park-and-ride bus service.  Cornwall Council yesterday (Tuesday) started a three month trial to allow pets to accompany...

Parking review is damaging Truro’s economy, says the man who used to be in charge of transport

25th June 2018 By Graham Smith The man who was in charge of Cornwall’s transport policy until last year has called for a review of the decision to scrap...

Cornwall Council cabinet votes to create “Truro New Town”

20th June 2018 By Julia Penhaligon Cornwall Council’s cabinet this morning voted unanimously to go ahead with a major intervention in the property market to allow a new town...

Is it the new “stay home” Friday night effect? Or just a different way of counting crime? Cornwall to keep its “Cumulative Impact Zones” to inform alcohol licensing decisions

19th June 2018 By Richard Whitehouse Areas which restrict the number of places selling alcohol will remain in place in four towns across Cornwall. There are currently Cumulative Impact...

EXCLUSIVE: Truro housing site once hailed as “visionary village and farm project” is to be sold – with planning permission

15th June 2018 By Graham Smith A controversial “community farm and village” to the south of Truro is to be sold, after a long planning battle eventually resulted in...

Stadium for Cornwall appoints project manager, but still no start date for construction

15th June 2018 By Graham Smith Plans to build a Stadium for Cornwall are about to take a significant step forward with the appointment of a project manager –...